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  • Woodland Park officials to choose new mayor Tuesday

    By matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    Woodland Park will have a new mayor before Tuesday ends. The city council in the Teller County town of more than 7,500 people will interview five applicants at a special meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday and decide who will succeed David Turley. Turley resigned July 14 amid accusations that he...

  • Obama calls for new Iraqi government

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

    CHILMARK, Mass. — President Obama is giving his approval to the appointment of a prime minister to replace Nouri al-Maliki and urging the formation of a new government in Iraq as soon as possible. In brief remarks delivered at his vacation spot in Martha's Vineyard, Obama...

  • Colorado Springs City Council to discuss recreational marijuana Monday

    By Stephen Hobbs, stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

    Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado Springs will once again come before the city council in a work session Monday. This time, however, the topic of conversation will be whether or not to have a ballot measure in April of next year. A proposal to put recreational marijuana on the...

  • Gazette investigation raises new questions about multimillion-dollar Aurora tax giveaway

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 10, 2014

    The Gaylord Rockies hotel and conference center has been mired in controversy for years, but few people understand the details of the project's multimillion-dollar incentive package that includes money for an adjacent housing development and two special elections where a single voter...

  • Colorado Springs, other cities work on financing projects

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 10, 2014

    The three cities that won state sales tax incentives for quasi-public projects since lawmakers created the Regional Tourism Act in 2009 are still working on financing so construction can get underway. The Regional Tourism Act is set to expire next year, and the city of Denver is...

  • Half of Colorado farmers markets take food stamps

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    DENVER — More people shopping at Colorado farmers markets and farmstands can now use food stamps to pay for their produce. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says half of Colorado's 140 registered farmers markets and stands are now equipped to swipe the government debit cards issued...

  • Colorado Springs stormwater conflict could affect SDS water flow

    By MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    Pueblo County Commissioner Sal Pace has closely followed the negotiations over the proposed El Paso County stormwater initiative and is crossing his fingers that political bickering won't keep the issue from the November ballot. Pace has talked about Colorado Springs' floodwaters for...

  • Portion of I-25 to close throughout the weekend

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    The Colorado Department of Transportation is urging drivers to avoid Interstate 25 this weekend because construction work will shut down a portion of the highway in Denver and could cause delays for people traveling north from Colorado Springs. Northbound and southbound lanes of I-25...

  • Weekend construction work could cause traffic delays around Colorado Springs

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette,com -
    Updated: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    Construction work near Colorado Springs could cause delays this weekend. Traffic will be temporarily affected Sunday morning for overhead sign replacement on northbound Interstate 25 at Woodmen Road. The work is scheduled from 4:30 to 11 a.m. On Sunday night, crews will start...

  • Governor tours Colorado Springs fire stations, receives endorsement from state firefighters union

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    Colorado's firefighters union endorsed Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday with the group's president praising the governor's dedication to the safety of firefighters. "The governor has shown strong leadership and truly cares about firefighters," Mike Rogers, president of Colorado...

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